Roederer Correctional Complex


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 Deputy Warden Sharon Veech

Deputy Warden ValentineVeech began her career in 1990 at the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women as a Correctional Officer. In her career she has served the Department In a number of roles including Classification Treatment Officer, Lieutenant, Corrections Training Instructor, and Program Administrator for the Division of Institutional Operations at Central Office.

During her five-year stint at Central Office she worked in Classification Branch and directed the Department's Security Threat Group (STG) efforts throughout the state. In 2004, she transferred to Roederer Correctional Complex as a Program Administrator in the Assessment Center. In July, 2007, she was promoted to Deputy Warden at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. In June 2008, she transferred to Roederer Correctional Complex as Deputy Warden of Programs where she currently remains.

Veech is a member of Kentucky on Crime and Delinquency (KCCD) and Southern States Correctional Association. She has been honored several times during her career including Uniformed Supervisor of the Year in 1997 from KCCD, Corrections Support Service Person of the Year from Southern States in 2006, and also in 2006 she was selected as Programs Supervisor of the Year at Roederer by her fellow employees. In receiving that award, Veech was commended for not only her hard work and dedication to the job but also for her willingness to help others, and it cited as an example her volunteer work after Hurricane Katrina.

A graduate of the University of Louisville, Veech has her bachelor's degree in criminal justice. She also has over 16 years of military experience in the Army, which includes two years of active duty and the remaining time in the Army Reserve's military police corps.

Veech is a native of Louisville and she resides in LaGrange.

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